AAPI Graduation

Congratulations Class of 2022-2023!

Thank you for attending the 2nd AAPI Convocation on Tuesday May 9th at the George Pearl Hall. We especially thank the speakers, volunteers and everyone who contributed their time and resources. We celebrated nearly 50 graduates for Class of 2023. We had 200+ in total attendance with all supporters.

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Our Program

We had a wonderful program of starting with our emcee Professor Kristina Yu followed by President Garnett Stokes. Farah Nousheen spoke about AAPI Resource Center’s first year and granted the first AAPIRC Service Awards to students Bethany Brundage and Language Appreciation Circle facilitators Huy Nguyen, Aiman Aamer, and Vincent Hilario. Our Keynote Speaker, Representative Reena Szczepanski gave an inspiring Keynote. Our student speakers were Yuka K. Doherty and Lujayn Al-Ghweir. You can see the Powerpoint here for details.

2023 Asian American Pacific Islander Convocation Presentation

Get to know Class of 2023 in our slide show. Thank you, dear graduates, for sending us your information. Thank you to student and UNM staff for putting this presentation together.

Your feedback matters to us!

The Convocation is one of AAPIRC's major programs. We would like to make the experience the best we can for graduates, families, the UNM community, and community at large. We hope with each year, the AAPI convocation will continue toward being empowering, inclusive, enjoyable, educational, community-oriented, memorable, and inspirational. 

We want AAPI graduate and undergraduate students to look forward to their ceremony as a source of encouragement during their studies at UNM.
To help us, we appreciate your feedback and your ideas for future AAPI graduations. Here is the link to the survey: https://forms.office.com/r/Cmpz4P9stk. Alternatively you can email us your thoughts or set up a time to meet with us by writing to aapirc@unm.edu.